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Iran, Russia Talk Transport

Iran, Russia Talk TransportIran, Russia Talk Transport

The eighth meeting of Iran-Russia Comprehensive Transport Committee concludes in Tehran on Wednesday. During the three-day event, transport executives and officials from the two countries discussed ways of expanding cooperation in road, rail, marine and air transportation, Iran’s Ministry of Roads and Urban Development’s news service reported. Major topics on the agenda include facilitation of visa issuance procedures for Iranian sailors and truck drivers, electrification of the Garmsar-Inche Borun railroad in northern Iran and construction of Qazvin-Rasht railroad as part of the International North-South Transport Corridor. A representative of Russia’s state-run rail holding Russian Railways announced at the Tehran meetings that the company is planning to open an office in Iran.


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